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Top Scandinavian Technology Firm Pulsen Selects Netkey as Kiosk Development Platform; Becomes Netkey Reseller
ORLANDO, Fla. – March 5, 2002 -- Netkey, Inc. announced today the addition of Pulsen, one of Sweden's oldest IT companies and IBM's (NYSE: IBM) first Scandinavian partner, to the Netkey Reseller program. Pulsen will distribute Netkey software in Nordic countries and also develop self-service applications for clients using the Netkey platform. The announcement was made at the KioskCom 2002 Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, where Netkey is a sponsor.
According to Jupiter Research, the number of kiosk users will increase from 34 million in 2001 to 91 million in 2006. Responding to this global need, Netkey has created the largest worldwide reseller and developer network for kiosk software solutions in the industry, with more than 35 partners covering 44 countries.
Pulsen (www.pulsen.se) has already developed several successful applications on the Netkey platform, including a ticketing project for one of the top entertainment firms in Sweden. “We are pleased to become a member of the Netkey Reseller program,” said Magnus Rodell, managing director of Pulsen Integration. “They have impressed us with their expertise in providing self-service solutions and their software has clearly demonstrated its reliability and flexibility. Designated IBM StoreProven, Netkey software was the natural choice for us as a leading IBM partner.”
Rodell added: “The Netkey platform fits very nicely into Pulsen’s offerings. Existing customers such as retailers, banks and manufacturing companies have shown great interest in the product, so we expect to see several interesting projects taking off during the year.”
“The global market for self-service technology is growing, and we’re proud that an established technology leader such as Pulsen has selected Netkey as its kiosk software platform,” said Alex Richardson, president and CEO of Netkey. “Netkey software is recognized as the worldwide standard for mission-critical self-service applications that increase sales for retailers and banks.”
Netkey is the premier provider of self-service solutions for customer-focused businesses. Netkey's customers include E*Trade, Borders, Fidelity Investments, Ford and Fleet. Based in Branford, Conn., Netkey holds three U.S. patents for its self-service technology. For more information on Netkey, please contact us at 1-800-443-7924, via e-mail at [email protected], or visit us on the Web at www.netkey.com For more information about the Netkey reseller programs please e-mail [email protected] or visit (www.netkey.com/partners)